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Local Time

9:34 PM

Local Temperature

16°C

Weather Conditions

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SUNRISE: 6:39 AM
SUNSET: 8:45 PM

'NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL': AIRPORT EVACUATION DRAWS BLOWBACK FROM STRIKING WORKERS

The first evacuation of its kind at the Winnipeg airport Saturday underscores the urgency in which striking workers are needed back on the job to ensure passenger safety, a union spokesperson says.

SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES SOLD OUT ACROSS WINNIPEG

Chances are if you haven't already bought the special glasses needed to safely watch the partial solar eclipse on Monday you may be out of luck. They've been flying off store shelves since last week.

PROVINCE APPROVES NEW 5% ACCOMMODATION TAX FOR CHURCHILL

Hotel rooms in Churchill will soon cost travellers five per cent more after the province approved a new accommodation tax for the town.

CHIP-LOVING U OF W PROF'S BOOK GOES DEEP INTO SNACK FOOD SCENE

A University of Winnipeg professor is set to launch a tasty new book — one she hopes will have real bite when it comes to how people think about the snack foods they love.

FAMILY TERRIFIED AFTER SELKIRK AVENUE HOME SHOT UP

A young family was terrified Saturday night when their home was mistakenly targeted in the dead of night by three men with a sawed-off shotgun, police say.

BODY OF WRITER PATRICK O'FLAHERTY FOUND, MISSING SINCE SWIMMING WEDNESDAY

The body of Newfoundland writer, historian and teacher Patrick O'Flaherty, 78, was found Saturday night after he reportedly went under water while swimming Wednesday.

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City Information & Statistics

Brandon is the second-largest city in the province of Manitoba, Canada. It is located in the southwestern corner of the province on the banks of the Assiniboine River, approximately 214 km (133 mi) west of the provincial capital, Winnipeg, and 120 km (75 mi) east of the Saskatchewan border. Brandon covers an area of 77.41 km2 (29.89 sq mi) and has a population of 48,859, while its census metropolitan area has a population of 58,003. It is a major hub of trade and commerce for the Westman region as well as parts of southeastern Saskatchewan and northern North Dakota, an area with a combined population of around 180,000 people. The City of Brandon was incorporated in 1882, having a history rooted in the Assiniboine River fur trade as well as its role as a major junction on the Canadian Pacific Railway. Known as The Wheat City, Brandon's economy is predominantly... View More Information at Wikipedia

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